NHPRC Survey on Grants Application Process

Dear Colleagues, We at the National Historical Publications and Records Commission are asking you--as applicants or potential applicants--to our grant programs what you think about our application process. Your process to this very brief survey will help us make our processes as customer friendly as possible: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CQKK6HC Please be assured that no personal information is … Continue reading NHPRC Survey on Grants Application Process

Revised Strategic Plan Framework

Preface to the National Historical Publications and Records Commission Strategic Plan Framework The National Historical Publications and Records Commission enhances public access to historical records collections nationwide. The Commission works with state and local governments, historical societies, colleges and universities, and other nonprofit institutions in leading these access efforts through a modest but catalytic grants … Continue reading Revised Strategic Plan Framework

NHPRC News September

The September issue of the NHPRC News is up at http://www.archives.gov/nhprc/newsletter/2015/sept/ with info on our Strategic Plan, the application deadlines of October 8, and stories on Kentucky Civil War Governors, Arabella Chapman, Edison's Talking Doll, and Owen Wister's "The Virginian."

National Historical Publications and Records Commission Strategic Planning

  A full presentation of this plan is available on YouTube at https://youtu.be/BV2ZVLupFJ0 that will provide some background and context for the work of the NHPRC and how we drafted this Preliminary Strategic Planning Goals Framework, and we encourage you to review it. We welcome your comments here or at one of our Webinars scheduled … Continue reading National Historical Publications and Records Commission Strategic Planning

Webinars on Literacy & Engagement with Historical Records

NHPRC Webinars on Literacy and Engagement with Historical Records – 7/10 and 7/16 The National Historical Publications and Records Commission is offering for the second time grants to support Literacy and Engagement with Historical Records. The announcement is available here: http://www.archives.gov/nhprc/announcement/literacy.html Are you interested in organizing projects that will enhance the ability of people (students, … Continue reading Webinars on Literacy & Engagement with Historical Records

Webinars for State Government Electronic Records

Update: Thanks to all who attended these webinars. For those who requested copies of the slides, and for those who could not attend but would like to see the slides used during the webinar, they are available here: SGER2015   NHPRC will be hosting two webinars to answer questions of those interested in the State Government … Continue reading Webinars for State Government Electronic Records

Webinars for Digital Dissemination of Archival Collections

Update: Thanks to all who attended these webinars. For those who requested copies of the slides, and for those who could not attend but would like to see the slides used during the webinar, they are available here: DDACJune2015   NHPRC will be hosting two webinars to answer questions of those interested in the Digital Dissemination … Continue reading Webinars for Digital Dissemination of Archival Collections

Digitizing Boston’s Desegregation Records for the Classroom

In 1972, parents of African American children brought a class action lawsuit alleging that the Boston School Committee violated the 14th Amendment with a deliberate policy of racial segregation. The judge found that Boston schools had intentionally carried out a program of segregation and ordered the School Committee to formulate a desegregation plan. When the … Continue reading Digitizing Boston’s Desegregation Records for the Classroom